Posts Tagged‘vacation’

Cairo, the City of Lost History

Covering an area of approximately 500 sq km along with an estimated population of 22 million, Greater Cairo is crowned as the largest city in the Middle East and Africa. Cairo’s Arabian name is ‘ al-Qahirah’ which means ‘the conqueror’ or ‘the vanquisher’ in Arabic. The city of 1000 minarets was founded in 969 by the Fatimid Caliphate from Tunisia although there were earlier settlements. This historical city also hosts one of the oldest universities in the world- the al-Azhar University, which was founded in 975 CE. Also known as ‘Umm al-Dounia’ by Egyptians which means Mother of the World,…

Best Europe Packages For Your Dream Vacation

Europe is every backpacker’s dream. With its beautiful cities, gorgeous countryside and diverse culture, the continent is on almost everyone’s bucket list. And while most people backpack through the continent, travelling on the Eurorail, staying at inexpensive hotels and hitchhiking between cities, there are also a number of travel packages that one can opt for, if you are looking for a more relaxing and luxurious vacation in Europe. For one, there is no dearth of places where you can go to. Whether it is the fjords and Northern Lights of Scandinavia or the Volga river cruises, Europe has powerful experiences…

Emerging African Countries You Need To Visit Now!

When it comes to choosing your next vacation destination you might be wanting to pick something with a bit of spice, excitement and an air of adventure that you just don’t get from package all inclusive deals to the Mediterranean islands or to the old standby cities of Europe. Taking the plunge on visiting a new and exotic location for a holiday can be exhilarating and just what the doctor ordered to get rid of the doldrums of the daily grind. But where to? Check out these hot African up and comers for a taste of the adventurous for you…

Eight Things to See and Do on Your Trip to Mykonos

When it comes to those bucket list destinations for a dream vacation, Greece is often a country that pops up on many people’s lists. The country is known for its architecture and history, as well as its picturesque collection of Greek Islands. Among those islands is Mykonos, which is a wildly popular destination among tourists, and for good reason. It’s described as a very glamourous destination that manages to combine beauty with a very active nightlife scene. If you have recently booked a trip to Mykonos, or you’re currently trying to decide if the destination is right for you, you’ll want…

Five Star Vacation Rentals Made Affordable

Lots of people would love to go on five star vacation rentals but are afraid that they can never afford it. According to Maria Cobb Newport Beach is the best place to find these types of rentals. In fact, Kevin and Maria Cobb have started their own business Five Star Vacation Rentals, and their goal is to make sure that people can experience luxury vacations at a price they can afford. Their business now has a very high rating and people continuously review their vacation rentals as being absolutely perfect. So what is their secret? How to Afford Five Star Vacation…

What to Do in New York During the Winter

After New Year, you should visit NYC to experience a winter vacation. You will come across many hotel deals because people prefer summer tourism. If you do not mind wearing an extra layer of clothes, you can even attend the must-see shows that are hosted in the winter. Here are some things that you can do in the New York snow: Hot Chocolate In the recent past, the coffee shops in New York have stepped up their game, but they do not take hot chocolate very seriously. If you like this tasty beverage, you should attend the Hot Chocolate Festival in…

Why going on a holiday can be great for you

So, vacation season comes soon, and you’re thinking of your next travel destination. Many people think of vacation season all year long, and they can’t wait for it to actually come so that they can go to some exotic place. But why is this the case? Why do we crave going on a holiday? And are there some benefits to our going on a vacation? Read below and find out. Well, the first thing that will benefit you if you go on a holiday is the fact that you will be able to relax and rest from all of the…

A Music Lover’s Guide to New York City

Most people enjoy listening to music, whether it be while exercising or listening to the radio during their morning commute. True music lovers, however, are a different breed. Their tastes are diverse and endless. They prefer to discover new things and listen to music constantly. Traveling revolves around experiencing music from around the globe. New York City is a place that is rich in musical culture and may become a music lover’s muse after just one visit. Here are a few must-see places for music lovers venturing to the Big Apple. Strawberry Fields If music lovers are a different breed,…

How New York City Will Change You

Many of us dream of living in New York City, and only a few of us make it there. However, no matter if you have the heart to stay, everyone should visit this incredible city at least once in their lives. With its intense culture and deep history, knowing the real New York City will truly change yours for the better. The Truest Form of Inspiration NYC may be a nesting ground for weirdos, but those weirdos are the truest to their heart and abilities. The art and theatre in New York City is always changing, including high-budget Broadway shows to Off…

Three Educational Adventures You Can Take With Your Kids in Phoenix

When you’re little, the whole world is your classroom. Not only do children learn tons of new things at school, there are many educational activities you can do at home, and the sky is the limit when it comes to all the things you can learn when you step foot outside your door. It is true that there are so many things children can learn, but if they aren’t interested and engaged, it isn’t going to stick. That’s where educational adventures come in. By visiting a new place with your little ones, they’re sure to learn tons of things, and…